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Nation’s Top Weed Scientists Recognized by Their Peers

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – May 2, 2022 – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its affiliates have recently singled out a dozen of the nation’s most accomplished weed scientists for Fellows Awards – a recognition honoring their outstanding contributions … more »

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WSSA Announces 2022 Awards for Outstanding Achievements in Weed Science

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – February 23, 2022 – This week the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) honored nearly three dozen individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science. The awards were presented during the organization’s 62nd annual … more »

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New Green Herbicide Offers Hope Against a “Heartbreaking” Invasive Weed

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – February 7, 2022 – Crested floatingheart plants are a decidedly poor choice for Valentine’s Day, scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say. This showy ornamental is a native of Asia and a popular selection … more »

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February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month: Awareness and Resources are Fundamental to Safe Pesticide Handling and Use

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – January 31, 2022 – February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month, a time to review your pesticide safety practices. “There is no ‘downtime’ in the safe handling and use of pesticides,” notes Lee Van Wychen, Ph.D., Executive Director … more »

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Weed Science Societies Announce Further Details on Upcoming Joint Annual Meeting

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – January 10, 2022 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and the Canadian Weed Science Society (CWSS) announced details for their upcoming joint annual meeting, scheduled for February 21-24 in Vancouver, Canada. Four special symposia … more »

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Years of Effective Weed Control Required to Produce Prized Christmas Trees, WSSA Says

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – December 13, 2021 – Christmas trees are central to many a holiday celebration. But behind the scenes, it takes a multiyear effort to bring even a single tree to market, experts with the Weed Science Society of … more »

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Weed Science Societies Announce Annual Meetings

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 29, 2021 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its regional affiliates announced plans for upcoming annual meetings – each designed to spotlight new innovations and best practices in weed control. First up … more »

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Front-Line Responders Fight Plant Invaders That Fuel Fires – and More

  WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 9, 2021 – Fires have had a devastating impact on communities and public lands across the western U.S. in recent years. But scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say effective weed control … more »

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Oktoberfest: Time to Raise a Glass to Weed Control!

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – October 5, 2021 – This fall beer drinkers around the globe are celebrating Oktoberfest with a mug of their favorite brew. Scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say the celebration wouldn’t be possible, though, … more »

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Students Test Their Skills in Regional Weed Science Contests

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – September 15, 2021 – This summer Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) affiliates in the North Central and Southern regions gave nearly 100 students from 18 universities a chance to test their weed science know-how. Both organizations … more »

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